The FTA has demanded assurances from Scotland’s transport minister that the Forth Road Bridge will re-open to all vehicles on 4 January. The closure of the bridge has caused huge financial headaches for many logistics companies, with vehicles forced to take a 50-mile detour via the Kincardine Bridge, which has experienced 11-mile tailbacks at the busiest times. The trade association said it knows of one parcel firm that is reporting additional costs of £11,000 a week for fuel and extra […]
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have launched an action plan for managing freight movements in the capital, which they say have increased by around 20% since 2010.